This international, inter-disciplinary conference conference (November 11-12, 2004) will examine social policies and their outcomes from multiple perspectives and assess current challenges to social progress. Topics include, "Can we Afford Social Welfare in a Global Economy?," "The Future of the Social Democratic Model," and "Social Policy and Populations with Special Needs."
Keynote Speakers: Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics, Joakim Palme, Professor of Sociology, Stockholm University
Highlights: Interdisciplinary panel of scholars discussing trends in social well-being in eight developed nations
Call for Papers(See website) Abstracts due by July 16, 2004. Special Citation for the best paper by a graduate student.
Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg, Adelphi University School of Social Work
Maud Edgren-Schori, Stockholm University Department of Social Work
Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg
Garden City, NY 11530
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